Here are some gorgeous places I shall be appearing at in the near future, to speak about mermaids and other things. If they’re lucky. I also might possibly be willing to speak to your book club or coven or what-have-you via Skype or even possibly in three-dimensional reality. Just email me at carolynturgeon at gmail dot com and if there’s nothing really good on television, I’ll respond.
I am also selflessly attempting to post information for all other mermaidly events in existence, so if you know of such an event, please let me know immediately.
April 14, 12 to 2pm: signing with Nora Roberts at Turn the Page Bookstore, 18 N. Main St, Boonsboro, MD
April 15, 2pm: Barnes & Noble, 421 Arena Hub Plaza, Wilkes-Barre, PA
April 22, 1pm: Webster’s Bookstore, 133 E. Beaver Ave, State College, PA
May 4, and Sunday, May 6: Spoutwood Fairie Festival, Glen Rock, PA
May 5, 11am to 2pm: From My Shelf, 25 Main St, Wellsboro, PA
May 18, 7pm: Barnes & Noble, 2590 Citiplace Court, Baton Rouge, LA
May 19, 1pm: Barnes & Noble, 6646 Youree Drive, Shreveport, LA
May 21, 6:30pm: Beauty and the Book, 608 North Polk St, Jefferson, TX
May 22, 6pm: Octavia Books, 513 Octavia St, New Orleans, LA
June 6, 5pm: Barnes & Noble Tribeca, 97 Warren St, NYC
BELOW ARE GORGEOUS EVENTS THAT HAVE COME AND GONE AND YET WILL LIVE ON FOREVER IN MY HEART AND YOURS
Sat., May 14 – Sun. 15, 10am-6pm: Maryland Faerie Festival in Upper Marlboro, Maryland (18405 Queen Anne Rd, Upper Marlboro, MD 20774)
The festival is celebrating the YEAR OF THE MERMAID and yours truly, who is the Guest Mermaid Author, is reading from MERMAID and talking about mermaids generally at noon each day in the Elderberry Pavilion.
Tues., May 24 – Thurs. 26: Yours truly shall appear at Book Expo, in NYC
Wed., May 25, 7pm: Carolyn Turgeon reads from MERMAID and Jeanine Cummins reads from THE OUTSIDE BOY as part of the Dirty Laundry: Loads of Prose series, in a laundromat in the East Village in Manhattan, NYC
Sat., June 11 – Sun. 12, 11am both days: Yours truly shall be participating in the Sirens of the Deep Mermaid Camp at Weeki Wachee Springs in Weeki Wachee, Florida, and will be signing books on Saturday from 10am to 1pm in the park
Sat., June 11, 12:30pm: Symposium on AQUARAMA, 1960s Ozarks mermaid attraction, at the 10th Anniversary HUKILAU, in Ft Lauderdale, Florida. MeduSirena will lead a Q&A afterwards. Get details on the site! If I didn’t have a MERMAID CAMP CONFLICT, I would so be there. Aquarama!!! Read a ton more about it here.
Sat., June 18, 2pm: CONEY ISLAND MERMAID PARADE
Sat., July 16, 1pm: SACRAMENTO MERMAID PARADE
Fri., August 12 – Sat. 13: World Mermaid Awards at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. Among MANY MANY amazing events and performances and ceremonies and happenings, yours truly shall be on a mermaid author panel with a few other wondrous peoples, like Timothy Schaffert and Dame Darcy. Plus the Maui Mermaids will be selling MERMAID. Which seems only right.
Mon., October 3, 10:30-11:45am: Yours truly will be on a panel on teen literature as part of the PaLA Conference (Pennsylvania Librarian Association) being held at the Penn Stater Conference Center in State College, Pennsylvania, Oct 2 – 5. Technically yours truly will be talking more about my middle-grade swan maiden novel, The Next Full Moon, out in late August, and less about mermaids, but still. Mermaids will likely weasel their way in somehow.